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1. Pressed in Syria, Turkey ups the ante in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressed-in-syria-turkey-ups-the-ante-in-the-east-med

2. Cavusoglu: Greece must be prepared to share in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-greece-must-be-prepared-to-share-in-the-east-med

Turkey is willing to reach a compromise with Greece as long as the latter is prepared to share in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday....

3. French Defence Minister expresses solidarity with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-defence-minister-expresses-solidarity-with-cyprus

The French Defence Minister, Florence Parly, who met on Tuesday with President Nicos Anastasiades and her Cyprus counterpart Savvas Angelides, expressed France’s solidarity with Cyprus, which she said is under intense pressure when seen from an international perspective....

4. Amid tension, Greece, Turkey hold military-to-military talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amid-tension-greece-turkey-hold-military-to-military-talks

A delegation of Turkish military officials is due in Athens to resume confidence-building talks amid tension between the two NATO members over maritime oil-and-gas drilling rights....

5. Dendias in Algeria to discuss Libya crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-dendias-in-algeria-to-discuss-libya-crisis

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is visiting Algeria on Thursday to meet with counterpart Sabri Boukadoum, the ministry said in a press release....

6. House President continues contacts in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-continues-contacts-in-australia

President of the House of Representatives Demetris Syllouris continued his contacts in Australia, in the framework of an official visit heading a parliamentary delegation, during which he discussed the Cyprus issue, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey’s military operations, avoiding double taxation, and bilateral cooperation. ...

7. House President praises Australia’s principled stance over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-praises-australia-s-principled-stance-over-cyprus

Australia is a friendly country that supports Cyprus and retains a principled stance vis-à-vis the Cyprus problem, said the President of the House of Representatives, Demetris Syllouris, who is paying an official visit to the country as head of an inter-party delegation....

8. Cavusoglu: Turkey is prepared to cooperate with all apart from G/C

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-turkey-is-prepared-to-cooperate-with-all-apart-from-g-c

Turkey is prepared to cooperate with everyone apart from the Republic of Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean, including Greece, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said....

9. Turkey deploys extremists to Libya, local militias say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-deploys-extremists-to-libya-local-militias-say

Syrian militants affiliated with groups such as al-Qaida and the Islamic State group are currently being sent by Turkey to fight on behalf of the UN-supported government in Libya, according to two Libyan militia leaders and a Syrian war monitor....

10. Dendias: Athens, Rome view Turkey-Libya MoU as 'illegal, groundless'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dendias-athens-rome-view-turkey-libya-mou-as-illegal-groundless

After a meeting on Tuesday with Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias said on Tuesday that Athens and Rome both view the memorandum of understanding between Turkey and the Tripoli-based government of Libya on maritime borders as “illegal and groundless”....

11. Cyprus rejects Ankara call for a stop to drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rejects-ankara-call-for-a-stop-to-drilling

Nicosia on Thursday rejected a call by Ankara for a halt to drilling activities off the island's south as a precondition for it to stop its own activities off the divided island. ...

12. Aksoy: Turkey will continue protecting T/C rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aksoy-‘turkey-will-continue-resolutely-to-protect-the-rights-of-the-turkish-cypriots

Turkey’s ongoing survey and drilling activities off Cyprus aim at protecting the rights of Turkish Cypriots, a foreign ministry spokesman said Thursday, adding that “until these rights are guaranteed, Turkish Petroleum will continue to operate” in the areas licensed by the breakaway state....

13. EU's Turkey rapporteur says Ankara-Tripoli maritime deal has no legal bearing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-turkey-rapporteur-says-ankara-tripoli-maritime-deal-has-no-legal-bearing

A deal between Ankara and Libya’s Tripoli-based government on maritime borders does not have any legal bearing for other countries, European Parliament rapporteur on Turkey, Nacho Sanchez Amor, told state-run news agency ANA-MPA on Thursday....

14. Greek PM meeting with Macron in Paris

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-meeting-with-macron-in-paris

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has arrived in Paris for talks with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace. ...

15. Foreign Minister in Rome for working visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-in-rome-for-working-visit

Cyprus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Nicos Christodoulides is travelling to Rome, where on Wednesday he will hold a working visit at the invitation of his Italian counterpart, Luigi Di Maio, during which the latest developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, in the light of Turkey’s aggressive activities in the marine zones of the Republic of Cyprus and Libya, will be discussed....

16. Charles De Gaulle to dock in Limassol, demonstrating fortified ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charles-de-gaulle-to-dock-in-limassol-demonstrating-fortifie-ties

The flagship of the French Navy, aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle, will be docking at Limassol port at the end of February, prior to the wrapping up of its Eastern Mediterranean mission, Ambassador of France to Cyprus Isabelle Dumont told the Cyprus News Agency on Tuesday....

17. French Navy helicopter carrier docks at Piraeus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-navy-helicopter-carrier-docks-at-piraeus

The Dixmude amphibious assault ship, a type of helicopter carrier part of the French Navy, will take part in a Hellenic Armed Forces exercise called "Alexander the Great," which began on Monday....

18. Turkey, Greece need to resolve East Med issues, Trump tells Erdogan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-greece-need-to-‘resolve-disagreements-in-east-med-trump-tells-erdogan

US President Donald Trump on Monday called Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to talk about developments in Libya and Syria, a spokesman for the White House said on Twitter, adding that Turkey’s differences with Greece were also discussed....

19. Turkey blocks Cyprus from Geneva conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-blocks-cyprus-from-geneva-conference

Turkey has blocked a request from the Republic of Cyprus to take part in the global Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, as an adversarial relationship between the two countries is growing more intense...

20. Foreign powers back Libya ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-powers-back-libya-ceasefire

Foreign powers agreed at a summit in Berlin on Sunday to shore up a shaky truce in Libya, but the meeting was overshadowed by blockades of oilfields by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar that could cripple the country’s crude production...

21. House condemns Turkish involvement in Libya

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-condemns-turkish-involvement-in-libya

The House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus, in a resolution adopted unanimously, condemns the decision of Turkey to sell and dispatch weapons and troops, which violates the Libya embargo, and calls on the UN to monitor the implementation of the UN and EU embargo on weapons by Turkey, in order to impose sanctions wherever necessary, at least in the EU framework, and also calls on the Cyprus government to send humanitarian aid to the Libyan people. ...

22. France signals support for Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-signals-support-for-greece

The participation of the Hellenic Navy in the carrier group that will escort the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle on a part of its mission in the Eastern Mediterranean is seen as yet another indication of Athens’ desire to strengthen its ties with Paris. The government also sees the move as French support for Greece in light of the Turkish-Libyan maritime border accord....

23. Haftar tells Athens Turkey-Libya deal invalid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/haftar-tells-athens-turkey-libya-deal-invalid

The agreement on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean signed between Turkey and the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord is in violation of international law and is therefore invalid, Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar said after a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Athens on Friday...

24. Libya’s Haftar in Athens for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-s-haftar-in-athens-for-talks

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed on Thursday to veto any solution on the North African country if the maritime border deal between the Tripoli-based government with Turkey is not scrapped...

25. Libya summit will not discuss maritime borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-official-says-libya-summit-will-not-discuss-maritime-borders

The summit that will be held in Berlin this Sunday, January 19th, to try to find a path to peace for Libya will not discuss a contentious deal signed between Turkey and Libya on maritime borders, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, responding to a question on why Greece was not invited to the conference, despite its request to participate....

26. Cyprus hopes to join US visa waiver

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-to-join-us-visa-waiver

Cypriot officials say they are setting up a task force aimed at including the country in the US visa waiver programme the soonest possible...

27. Cyprus and Italy to continue cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-italy-to-continue-cooperation-in-the-eastern-mediterranean

Cyprus Defence Minister Savvas Angelides and his Italian counterpart Lorenzo Buerine, agreed to continue the mutual information, coordination and cooperation, regarding the issue of energy security in the EEZ of Cyprus and more generally in the Εastern Mediterranean...

28. President: Cyprus does what is necessary for stability and peace in the region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-cyprus-does-what-is-necessary-for-stability-and-peace-in-the-region

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Tuesday, January 14th, that the government does whatever is necessary, through diplomatic means, in order for international law, stability and peace in the region to prevail....

29. Greece has asked Germany to participate in Libya summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-has-asked-germany-to-participate-in-libya-summit

Greece has asked to attend a summit in Berlin which will discuss a path to peace in Libya, government spokesman Stelios Petsas revealed on Tuesday...

30. Libya truce on shaky ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-truce-on-shaky-ground

Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army, has left Moscow without signing a ceasefire agreement drafted at talks in Russia on Monday...

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